Practice Hacks From Canadian Brass Trumpeter

As the newest member of the Canadian Brass quintet and trumpet professor at the University of North Texas, it’s safe to say Caleb Hudson knows how to practice.

If you’ve got the COVID practice blues (and who doesn’t at this point), this video of 8 practice hacks in 3(!) minutes is for you.

Practice hacks include the obvious:

But also some interesting ones like a method of randomization for scales (although it could be applied to lots of things), looping apps (AnyTune), and even a “go-bag” of practice essentials.

Check it out:

And once you’re done watching, go apply some of these technicques to the recently-released All-State etudes!

About Colin Dorman

Colin is a freelance horn player and teacher, as well as a fan of tech of all sorts, aviation, and increasingly complex flight simulators. He also enjoys beer, bourbon and fitness - but not at the same time. You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, as well as right here at!